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Washington, D.C., chapter: Meet HHS Inspector General’s Public Affairs team

10/25/11     Washington, DC

AHCJ Chapter EventOct. 25, 6:30 p.m.

The Washington D.C. chapter will meet with the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General’s Public Affairs team at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at the Kaiser Family Foundation office near Metro Center.

Come meet fellow D.C. area health writers, editors and broadcasters, learn about how you can find stories at HHS OIG about health providers, Medicare fraud and learn about some new online OIG resources and potential news stories coming up in the next few months. HHS OIG is dedicated to combating fraud, waste and abuse and to improving HHS programs. Most OIG's resources go to oversight of Medicare and Medicaid though oversight extends to other HHS institutions, including the CDC, NIH and the FDA.

Roberta Baskin and Don White from HHS OIG Public Affairs staff will be on hand.

The event will wrap up by 7:45 p.m. but all are invited after for food and drink at the nearby Laughing Man Tavern.

KFF is located at 1330 G. St., N.W.  a half block west of Metro Center.

 Please RSVP by Oct. 24 to pgalewitz@kff.org